Carole Keegan and Jess at Smart Brides, Portlaoise
Smart Brides, Portlaoise is one of the finalists in the Wedding Boutique of the Year category at the Irish Wedding Awards.
The Awards will take place at The Crowne Plaza Dublin this Sunday, January 28. It will be a black tie event.
This is the second annual Irish Wedding Awards, aiming to celebrate the hard work of the best professionals and establishments in the Irish wedding industry. Thousands of nominations were received from the public and the full list of finalists has now been compiled.
As one of the finalists in the Wedding Boutique of the Year category, Smart Brides will find out if they have managed to win the competition and collect the trophy at the elegant ceremony being held on Sunday. At the inaugural prestigious Irish Wedding Awards Smart Brides won both the Midlands and National Awards in the category of Wedding Boutique of the Year 2017.
Carole Keegan, Manager for Smart Brides, said, “We are thrilled to have been nominated and shortlisted as finalists again this year. What is spectacular about these awards is that real brides vote for the nominees.
“Brides continue to visit and recommend our store due to the dedication, professionalism and enthusiasm of our exceptional style consultants.”
The 2nd Irish Wedding Awards 2018 aim to recognise and reward those within the wedding industry that work towards making your special day perfect, including the caterers that provide delicious reception meals for your wedding, the DJs and bands that add the extra thrill to the atmosphere, the hair and makeup artists that make you look and feel on top of the world, and many others.
The glamorous event promises to be the biggest and most unforgettable night in this year’s events calendar. Numerous prestigious accolades will be awarded to the most deserving professionals and businesses, including Wedding Venue of the Year, Caterer of the Year, Photographer of the Year, Specialist Wedding Supplier of the Year and many more.
Nicole McEwan, Campaign Manager for Creative Oceanic said, “We are delighted to see so many people getting involved in The 2nd Irish Wedding Awards. We have had a fantastic response from the public over the last year at the first ceremony and we are looking forward to welcoming and acknowledging the most dedicated and successful individuals and establishments in a celebration of their tireless work. We would like to wish all the finalists the best of luck.”